GlassWire Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to GlassWire for Windows. Explore 25+ Windows apps like GlassWire, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Visualize network activity in detail, get notified when new apps access the network, look out for malware, and block bad apps. If your looking for more info about GlassWire like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/25/2018 11:32:00 AM

Alternatives to GlassWire for Windows with any license

  • Comodo Free Firewall

    Secure your system against internal attacks such as Trojan viruses / malicious software and external attacks by hackers. Safeguard your personal data through a simple user friendly single click interface offering full immunity to attack. Comodo Free Firewall helps you connect in a secure way to the internet and global networks.

    Free Windows

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  • NetWorx

    NetWorx is a simple, yet versatile and powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth consumption situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connections. NetWorx can help you identify possible sources of network problems, ensure that you do not exceed the bandwidth limits specified by your ISP, or track down suspicious network activity characteristic of Trojan horses and hacker attacks.

    • Glasswire can block connections - Networx only reports on them Guest • Aug 2015 • 25 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • simplewall

    Features: - Simple interface without annoying pop ups - Dropped packets logging (Windows 7 and above) - Internal blocklist (block Windows spy / telemetry) - Custom blocklist (your own rules) - Free and open source - Localization support - IPv4/IPv6 support You can download either the installer or portable version. For correct working, need administrator rights. To activate portable mode, create "simplewall.

    • It's free, doesn't nag you, and gives you a similar level of control. Guest • Aug 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • TinyWall

    TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

    • It's simply not a user friendly alternative to Glasswire. It might technically have some of the same features but it's a different kind of user experience altogether Guest • Feb 2018 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • NetLimiter

    NetLimiter is an ultimate Internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Windows. You can use NetLimiter to set download/upload transfer rate limits for applications or even single connection and monitor their Internet traffic. Along with this unique feature, Netlimiter offers comprehensive set of internet statistical tools. It includes real-time traffic measurement and long-term per-application Internet traffic statistics.

    • Similar functions as monitor and simple firewall Guest • Jul 2015 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • BitMeter OS

    BitMeter OS keeps track of how much you use your internet/network connection, and allows you to view this information in a variety of ways. Once BitMeter OS is installed on your computer you can monitor your connection usage either via a web browser, or by using the command line tools. The Web Interface displays various graphs and charts that show how your internet/network connection has been used over time:

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • NetSpeedMonitor

    NetSpeedMonitor is a lightweight Network Monitoring Toolbar for your Windows Taskbar designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista or Windows 7. With NetSpeedMonitor you can monitor the current speed (up- and downstream) of your Network Interfaces and the amount of data transferred.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer available on the official website. Last version, 2.5.4.0, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • Windows 10 Firewall Control

    Protects your applications from undesirable network incoming and outgoing activity, controls applications internet access. Allows you to control personal information leakage via controlling application network traffic. Manages and synchronizes port forwarding provided by external network connection (firewall/router) box with applications requirements and activity.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Privatefirewall

    This personal firewall and intrusion detection application provides comprehensive online security. It constantly monitors your PC for intrusion and reports any findings, so you can take the appropriate action. Advanced users can easily adjust default settings to create custom configurations. Internet traffic filtering, port scanning, IP tracking and secure POP e-mail protection functions are all included.

    Free Windows

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  • Free Firewall

    Free firewall is a full-featured professional firewall that protects against the threats of the Internet. Control every program on your computer by permit or deny access to the Internet. Free Firewall will notify you if applications want to access the Internet in the background, without your knowledge. In Paranoid mode, no software can access on the Internet or network, without your prior consent. You have full control over the flow of data out of your system and into.

    Free Windows

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  • DU Meter

    DU Meter is a network bandwidth monitor for your computer. It shows real-time graphs and can create reports and alerts based on your downloads and uploads. It enables you to use your internet connection more efficiently by providing an accurate visualization of the data that flows through your computer's network connection.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • ZoneAlarm Free Firewall

    ZoneAlarm Free Firewall blocks hackers from infiltrating your home PC by hiding your computer from unsolicited network traffic. By detecting and preventing intrusions, ZoneAlarm Free Firewall keeps your PC free from viruses that slow down performance, and spyware that steals your personal information, passwords, and financial data.

    Freemium Windows

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  • NetMeter

    NetMeter provides a powerful suite of Internet traffic management for home users as well as business users. NetMeter is an advanced bandwidth tool designed to monitor incoming and outgoing bandwidth and is managed by an online control panel in the users private account.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Replaced by https://alternativeto.net/software/netmeter-evo/ , not a new version, but a new program. NetMeter (legacy) can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • trafficWatcher

    trafficWatcher is a small tool to monitor your network activity. Unlike other tools, trafficWatcher can differentiate between traffic inside your LAN and the traffic that reaches the internet. It shows the current up and download speed in a small icon in the system tray.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Network Lights

    Network Lights is a Windows program, which blinks keyboard LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) indicating outgoing and incoming network packets on network interface. Network Lights lets you monitor network activity (upload/download) from your keyboard ScrollLock and NumLock indicators. Each LED will flicker when network traffic is detected. This utility is a standalone executable. Run the program, you'll see a new system tray icon.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • BitMeter

    BitMeter 2 is a bandwidth meter, it allows you to visually monitor your internet connection by displaying a scrolling graph that shows your upload and download speed over time. 13 languages: Czech, Danish, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Swedish and Dutch. Select any combination of network cards to monitor or ignore. The ISP Restrictions screen would be useful, just enter details of your monthly quota, and BitMeter will warn.

    Free Windows

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  • Cucusoft Net Guard

    Cucusoft Net Guard, a free software to monitor your broadband usage, speed up your Internet speed, kill malware who are wasting your bandwidth, provide you a monthly detail Bandwidth Usage report. On the market, this kind of software is sold for $30 or higher and even has fewer features than ours. We give you for free. Meanwhile, we GUARANTEE that there is no virus, no spyware, no adware and no malware in our software.

    Free Windows

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    • Warning Potential malware: https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/5ac96a3385c75b532bd385820cd5ceefb143de7374e055795b363405698bcf54/analysis/
  • BWMeter

    BWMeter is a powerful bandwidth meter, monitor, traffic controller and firewall, which measures, displays and controls all traffic to/from your computer or on your network. Unlike other products, it can analyze the data packets (where they come from, where they go, which port and protocol they use). This makes it possible to distinguish between local and internet traffic for example.

    Commercial Windows

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  • NetMeter Evo

    NetMeter Evo is the direct successor to NetMeter which had been in development by me until 2009. Compared to the old NetMeter it lacks some features like the traffic log and alarms. Also it doesn't support Windows XP or older operating systems. Since it is still very similar to the old program I picked a new name which reflects that: NetMeter Evo

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.0.0, released in August 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • BWMonitor

    Bandwidth Monitor monitors your network and internet bandwidth. It tracks traffic of all network adapters and displays real-time download and upload speeds in graphical and numerical forms.

    Commercial Windows

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